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The Caracal lies on a shelf in its den in the Zoological Gardens quietly licking its fur. I go up and stand near it. It makes a fa ...
What torments my soul is its loneliness. The more it expands among friends and the daily habits or pleasures, the more, it seems t ...
Where wit is a form of criticism or mockery, humor includes an element of self-criticism or self-mockery; where wit tends to procl ...
The mechanism that directs government cannot be virtuous, because it is impossible to thwart every crime, to protect oneself from ...
The Soul unto itself
Is an imperial friend--
Or the most agonizing Spy--
An Enemy--could send--
Life, being weary of these worldly bars,
Never lacks power to dismiss itself.
But virtue, as it never will be moved,
Though lewdness court it in a shape of heaven,
...
Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I ha ...
You shall not eat anything that dies of itself; you may give it to aliens residing in your towns for them to eat, or you may sell ...
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not b ...
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